Breakfast Meeting - Maximize Your Professional ROI: Breakthrough Secrets of Effective Project Managers

Power Skills

Typical Agenda:

  • 7:15 AM: Webex Open for Discussion and Networking
  • 7:30 AM: Welcome/introductions/announcements
  • 7:35 AM  Featured Presentation
  • 8:30 AM: Adjourn

Presentation Title: Maximize Your Professional ROI: Breakthrough Secrets of Effective Project Managers

Presentation Synopsis:

This presentation focuses on Project Management (PM) professional development and identifies breakthrough opportunities to help PMs reach their fullest potential.  The presentation incorporates professional awareness, current trends, and their impact on PM professionals. The objectives are to promote professional awareness, communicate effective practices and identify continuous development resources.   

Sponsored by Kairos Solutions, consulting experts in Project/Program Management, Leadership Development, Human Resources, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Our team of experts delivers customized solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.  We integrate technology with industry best practices to maximize client productivity with sustainable results.


Speaker: Darren Hooks, MBA, PMP, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader, USAF, Lt Col [Retired]

Speaker Bio:

Darren Hooks is the founder and CEO of Kairos Solutions, LLC.  He has over 35 years of corporate experience in Engineering, Marketing, Human Resources, and Project/Program Management.  His mission is to reach, teach, impact, and empower the next generation of Project Management leaders.

Darren is a USAF retired Lieutenant Colonel with 25 years of service and deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, UAE, and Saudi Arabia.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at Tuskegee University, an MBA in Technology Management at the University of Phoenix, Masters's Certificate in Project Management at George Washington University. He maintains an active Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through PMI.  Darren understands what it takes to lead with integrity, empathy, and resilience. When not helping others achieve their goals, he enjoys camping, motorcycle riding, boating, and listening to 70s, 80s, and 90s old-school music. 

PDU: 1.0 (Power Skills (Leadership))

If you have any questions, contact: Paul Bartel, PMP 

All meeting attendees will receive one (1) PDU for attending the meeting

REMINDER: We always look for volunteers to present at future breakfast meetings.

  • Your topic can be anything related to project management.
  • The presentation should last for approximately 45-50 minutes, and you will receive 5 PDUs for your time and effort.

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Type of category: Breakfast Meetings

Type of activity: Power Skills

Date: June 30th, 2023

Hours: 7:30AM to 8:30AM

Number of PDUs: 1


Students: Free

Members: Free

Non members: $10.00


Webex Meeting